Members enjoyed delicious food and French wines at a French Evening at the home of member Sonia. £219 was raised for the Meru Project in Kenya. This enables women to develop gardens by providing education and equipment. The economic empowerment … Continued
Members ran very successful refreshment stalls at the Edwardian Festival. There were bumper crowds who we served gallons of drinlks ands tasty sandwichews and cakes. Mary Ann Harris our Immediate Past President was presented with flowers in recognition of her … Continued
Seven club members representing Singing for Memory attended a reception at Holehird hosted by the Lord Lieutenant of Cumbria Mrs Claire Hensman. Six voluntary groups nominated for the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service were at the reception including Grange Soroptimists … Continued
Seven members visited Barrow women’s Centre and were taken around the new premises by Rachael Hoggarth the Centre Manager and were able to see firsrt hand the excellent work going on to support teenage girls and women in multiple wauys. … Continued
Memnbers enjoyed a celebratory meal at the Club AGM.. After the AGM Lesley Smyth gave the club a short talk on her recent visit to Meru in Kenya.
Members and friends swam in the 2018 Swimathon in Kendal, swimming 127 lengths in 55 minutes and raising £153 so far for ShelterBox, which provides relief for victims of disasters. Club members have swum in the Swimathon for over 25 … Continued
Club members enjoyed a club trip to the musical Sister Act in the Victoria Hall , followed by a meal at Thyme Out.
Club members and friends enjoyed haggis, neaps and tatties at a Burns night supper on Friday 26th January. Ewan Cameron piped in the haggis and did a full address to the haggis. The traditional speeches were followed by singing of … Continued
The club participated in the annual Christmas Tree Festival at St Paul’s Church in Grange. This year’s theme was the Twelve Days of Christmas. President Mary Ann decorated the tree with cards depicting rthe Twelve Days of Christmas but also … Continued
Thirty attenders and voluinteers enjoyed a singing session and Christmas party at the final session of the year on 14rth December.